Braxton Bragg and Confederate Defeat, Volume I

Braxton Bragg and Confederate Defeat, Volume IBorn in 1817 in North Carolina, Bragg ranked high in the graduating class of 1837 at West Point He served with distinction in both the Seminole War and the Mexican War Just prior to the outbreak of the Civil War, Bragg was promoted to major general In June 1862 Bragg was named Commander of the Ar

Shiloh, 1862

Shiloh, 1862Offers a detailed account of the Battle of Shiloh, a turning point when both the Union and the Confederacy realized the grand scale of the conflict, the large number of casualties to be expected, and that the war would not end quickly.

John Bell Hood and the Fight for Civil War Memory

John Bell Hood and the Fight for Civil War MemorySome Southern generals, like Lee and Jackson, have stood the test of time, celebrated in their place in history And then there are generals like John Bell Hood, reviled and ridiculed by generations of Civil War historians as one of the inglorious architects of the Confederate disgrace in the Wester

War So Terrible: Sherman And Atlanta

War So Terrible: Sherman And AtlantaThe Atlanta campaign was one of the Civil War s most significant endeavors In War So Terrible authors James Lee McDonough and James Pickett Jones have written an extensive, highly readable new history, focusing our attention on the pivotal and fascinating events that led tot he downfall of the Gat

Shiloh: Confederate High Tide in the Heartland

Shiloh: Confederate High Tide in the HeartlandThe Battle of Shiloh was one of the most important battles of the Civil War, and it offers a particularly rich opportunity to study the ways in which different leaders reacted to unexpected challenges Shiloh Confederate High Tide in the Heartland provides a fascinating and fast paced narrative his

Union Artillery At The Battle Of Chickamauga

Union Artillery At The Battle Of ChickamaugaIncludes 23 plans and diagrams This thesis examines the use of artillery by the Union Army of the Cumberland during the Battle of Chickamauga on 19 and 20 September, 1863 The thesis methodology is an analysis of the terrain, technology, tactics, organization for combat, and leadership during the

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